- Michael T.R.B. Turnbull
(b Aberdeen, 20 Feb 1874; d Inverurie, Scotland, 3 Jan 1967). American soprano of Scottish birth. Taken to the USA in 1883, she studied singing in Chicago with Sarah Robinson-Duff, supported financially by wealthy patrons David and Florence Mayer. In 1896 the Mayers financed her further studies in Paris, chiefly with Trabadelo and Lucien Fugère. When her patrons withdrew their support in ...